Category Archives: Sketchbook

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GHOST RIDER!

  This year I’ve tackled a lot of characters that have been around, but for whatever reason, I’ve never drawn them. Johnny Blaze AKA Marvel Comic’s Ghost Rider is one of those characters. As a comic book reading kid in the late 70’s, Ghost Rider was one of those books that was “there” but I

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Archie Of Darkness!

Here is a piece I’ve been working on for a while. I’ve posted this on my Facebook page a while ago while it was still in progress. I finally finished the inks on it, I’ve cleaned it up and sent it off to my usual colorist, the brilliant Anwar Hanano. I can’t wait to see

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The Shadow Knows!

  Here is a personal favorite of mine… The Shadow! Usually while I’m working, I’m listening to old radio shows from the Golden Age of Radio. Its a medium I discovered early in my career and its been a favorite ever since. Radio really is a perfect medium for an artist. You don’t have to

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Sam Hill… In living color!

  Some time ago, I’d posted the pencils to this illustration featuring the old MLJ comic book private eye, SAM HILL, and his secretary, MOXY. You can see that stage here: http://fernandoruizeverybody.com/sam-hill/ Here is the final piece after my ever-talented ultra-reliable colorist Anwar Hanano got done with it. As I mentioned when I posted the

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Cosmo The Merry Martian!

  Oh Cosmo… Believe it or not, I get quite a few questions on Cosmo The Merry Martian. Mostly, these questions are from fans who are really, really paying attention and they’re usually in some form of “Who is that little guy you always sneak into your backgrounds?” Cosmo The Merry Martian was a character written

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